"Champions of accessibility awareness have made strides in highlighting that all students, not just those with disabilities, benefit from multiple, flexible options for learning materials. A recent uptick in high-profile lawsuits alleging failure to comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act has motivated many institutions to think carefully about how they work with students."—Source: Inside Higher Ed
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WHY THIS MATTERS:
While we all recognize the importance of digital accessibility, every school may not have clear policies that help insure that learning content can reach all students. That's where a new set of quality indicators comes into play to serve as a guide for ensuring there is equity.